[PATCH 0/4] Consistently enter the kernel in ARM state

Nicolas Pitre nicolas.pitre at linaro.org
Mon Jun 20 10:01:11 EDT 2011

On Mon, 20 Jun 2011, Dave Martin wrote:

> This series rationalises the kernel entry requirements so that
> Image is entered in ARM state, just like zImage.
> This should enable Image to be booted reliably for Thumb-2 kernels,
> just like zImage.
> The Booting documentation is updated to describe the requirement:
> this resolves the ARM/Thumb ambiguity for Thumb-2 kernels; for ARM
> kernels there is no implied change.
> Dave Martin (4):
>   ARM: head: Always Enter the kernel in ARM state
>   ARM: head-nommu: Always enter the kernel in ARM state
>   ARM: zImage: Jump to the decompressed kernel entry point in ARM state

I'm afraid the above 3 patches will have to be folded together, 
otherwise a Thumb2 kernel won't boot if the last patch is not applied, 
which might cause problems with git bisect.

Otherwise you can add "Acked-by Nicolas Pitre <nicolas.pitre at linaro.org>"
to all of them.


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